Enrique Ortiz is instrumental to blue moon’s Tropical Americas program and is one of Peru’s most respected conservationists. He established one of the first environmental working groups in Peru (APECO) and is a key asset in guiding the Foundation’s Andes/Amazon work.

Mr. Ortiz holds accomplished scientific credentials as an authority on rainforest management and has worked with major groups such as Conservation International, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.  He is a co-founder of the Amazon Conservation Association.